Michael J. Alcazar
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524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019

Graduate Studies, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY

B.A., John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY


Michael Alcazar is a retired NYPD Detective who held many distinguished positions during his more than 30-year career. Most of his career was dedicated to conducting Major Crime and Organized Crime Investigations. 

Positions that he held while employed with the NYPD:

  • NYPD Hostage Negotiator
  • Lead Instructor, Detective Bureau Training Unit
  • Coordinator, NYPD Homicide Investigators Course
  • Detective Investigator, Night Watch
  • Detective Investigator, 13th Precinct Detective Squad
  • Detective Undercover/Investigator, Organized Crime and Control Bureau
  • Police Officer, Brooklyn North Task Force
  • Police Officer, PBBN 77 Pct
  • Police Officer, PBBN 83 Pct
Courses Taught
  • CJBS 101- American Criminal Justice System
  • CJBS 250 - Research Methods and Statistics for Criminal Justice
  • PSC 101- Introduction to Police Studies
  • PSC 107- Introduction: Criminal Investigation
  • PSC 201- Police Organization and Administration
  • PSC 204- The Patrol Function
  • PSC 300- Police Management and Administration in the U.S.